Orehovica, Croatia

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Not to be confused with Orahovica, a town and municipality in Virovitica-Podravina County, Croatia.
Orehovica
Municipality
Location within Međimurje County
Location within Međimurje County
Orehovica is located in Croatia
Orehovica
Orehovica
Location of Orehovica in Croatia
Coordinates: 46°20′N 16°31′E / 46.333°N 16.517°E / 46.333; 16.517
Country  Croatia
County Međimurje
Government
 • Municipal mayor Franjo Bukal
Area
 • Total 28.33 km2 (10.94 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,685
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
  (municipality total)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 40322 Orehovica
Area code(s) 040
Website www.orehovica.hr

Orehovica (Hungarian: Drávadiós) is a village and municipality in Međimurje County, Croatia. There are three villages in the municipality – Orehovica, Podbrest and Vularija.

In the 2011 census, the municipality had a population of 2,685, with 1,669 people livinig in Orehovica, 618 in Podbrest and the remaining 398 in Vularija.[1] The majority of the people identified themselves as Croats during the census.[2]

The name Orehovica is derived from oreh, meaning "walnut" in the Kajkavian dialect of Croatian language, spoken in Međimurje County. The municipality's coat of arms simply depicts a walnut shell on white background.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Orehovica". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Međimurje". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 

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Coordinates: 46°19′48″N 16°30′36″E / 46.33000°N 16.51000°E / 46.33000; 16.51000